Most professionals into software designing prefer a high end laptop with a higher RAM battery and graphics card. So, they choose the good sturdy Gaming laptops with many built in features including coolers etc. Based on their job/professional needs they choose the popular Alienware 17. The good competitors for Alienware 17 are three popular and good brands RazerBlade Pro and MSI.
2.In this class, Alienware 17 (lauched in July 2017) comes after Acer Predator 21x, a much more expensive (almost around 4.5 lakhs) with intel corei7, dual NVIDIA Geoforce GTX1080GPUs in SLI.It has a 21 inch screen with memory of 4TB SSD & 64 GB DDR4 RAM. This has the ultimate graphics experience.
Alienware 17 is follwed by Razer Blade Pro and MSI stealth Pro.
2.The MSI stealthpro gaming laptop has a15.6 inch screen. Kabylake core i7, 1TB NIVIDIA GeForeceGTX1070,512 GB priced around 2.10 lakhs
3.The Razer Blade Pro comes with GeForce GTX 1060, 7th Gen Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD. It is priced at around 2.2 lakhs.
Please check the exact price on delivery and you can further check for more details on techradar gadgetsnow and gadgets.ndtv.com and then make you choice.